Join us for our upcoming events!

We hold many engaging celebrations and gathering for our supporters and community thoughout the year. We hope to see you there!
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Join us at one of our upcoming events as we celebrate our champions and continue to further our mission
to care for others as we would care for those we love.

Join us on Friday, December 1 for our annual Tree of Lights to benefit Riverside Walter Reed Hospital! You'll enjoy a fabulous evening of dinner, drinks and fellowship at York River Oyster Company in Gloucester Point. 

 Tickets will be on sale soon!

For sponsorship opportunities, click here to view or download our sponsorship guide or contact us at [email protected] or 757-234-8740.

Join us on March 15, 2024 for RemarkaBall - a night of celebrating gratitude and honoring the Riverside Foundation's Provider and Citizen of the Year. 

More information below!



Please contact our Foundation staff with any questions, and we are happy to assist!


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RemarkaBall: March 15, 2024

We invite you to join us for our 3rd Annual RemarkaBall. This much-anticipated premier event, attended by our generous  supporters,  patients and their  families,  elected officials,  corporate  partners,  and  Riverside  leaders,  aims  to strengthen services while honoring Riverside's nearly 10,000 team members - true healthcare heroes who make a remarkable impact.

Riverside Health System delivers exceptional medical care throughout the communities we are grateful to serve. Contributions to the Riverside Foundation play a critical role in making this possible, helping us attract and retain the best providers, invest in cutting-edge technology, expand vital health programs and prevention, and fill the gap for patients in need.

We hope to see you on March 15!

Kristen Beam Witt, M.S.
Associate Vice President and Chief Philanthropy Officer
Riverside Health System

The Riverside Foundation proudly honors its 2023 Provider and Citizens of the Year:

Provider of the Year: James Lesnick, M.D. – A champion of medicine and giving back who shaped Riverside's neuroscience excellence.

Citizens of the Year: Bill & Carol Downey - Lifelong philanthropists and leaders transforming health care and their community.

Join us at RemarkaBall on March 15, 2024 as we celebrate these remarkable heroes and all of Riverside's dedicated care teams. Learn more about our honorees here. 


March 15, 2024

Newport News Marriott at City Center


4:30 PM Founder's Society VIP Reception

6:00 PM Dinner and Program

7:30 PM AfterDark after-party

Black tie preferred

Guests must be 21+ | Complimentary valet parking will be offered thanks to our Valet Sponsor, Ducks Roofing.


RemarkaBall 2024 is proudly presented by Spain Commercial, Inc. 

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Sponsorships available now!

Click here to view opportunities online or download.  

For more information or to secure a sponsorship, email us at [email protected] or call us at 757-234-8740.

Thank you for your consideration of support. 

Tables and tickets are now available. To purchase please visit or call 757-234-8740 or [email protected].

Consider a RemarkaBall sponsorship - available now! 

Missed last year? Visit our Youtube Channel or Flickr to relive the festivities and hear even more stories celebrating our honorees from those who know them best.


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By attending this event, you agree to be photographed and/or filmed and give permission to use your likeness in promotional and/or marketing materials.

Please contact our Foundation staff with any questions, and we are happy to assist!


[email protected]