Press Releases


April 2015 – Governor McAuliffe Joins Virginia Gentlemen to Break Ground on JT’s Camp Grom


September 16, 2014 –JT Walk & Beach Party will Bring Thousands to Virginia Beach for ALS

January 7, 2014 –7th Annual SuperFest Oysterbowl Makes Local Charity the Winner


September 2013 –JT Walk & Beach Party on Pace to Raise More Than $1 Million on October 6

June 2013 –The Virginia Gentlemen Foundation Awards More Than $1 Million in Grants for ALS Research, Services and Support for JT’s Camp Grom

May 2013 –Virginia Gentlemen Foundation Gets Approval for Land Lease from Virginia Beach City Council



VGF in the News

Read the latest news about the Virginia Gentleman Foundation.


December 2015 –Coastal Virginia Magazine – Billy Ennis, The Virginia Gentlemen Foundation

October 19, 2015 – JT Walk & Beach Party

April 27, 2015 – Camp Grom Breaks Ground in VA Beach

April 24, 2015 – JT’s Camp Grom Breaks Ground with High Hopes

April 22, 2015 – Hampton Roads Foundation Awards $1.2 Million

April 18, 2015 – WAVY: Camp Grom | WAVY: VA Gentlemen & Camp Grom

April 18, 2015 – WVEC: Groundbreaking for JT’s Camp Grom


Oct 2014JT Walk & Beach Party

Sept 25 WVEC: Making Your Mark

Summer 2014 –Community Magazine (Page 25)

Jan 27 –Inside Business: Super Bowl Turns Superfest

Jan 23 –WVEC: Celebrate the Super Bowl at 7th Annual Oysterbowl in VA Beach

Jan 17 –VEER: 7th Annual Superfest Oysterbowl


Oct 6 – WAVY: Walk raises more than $1 million

Oct 6 – WTKR: Food and Fun at the 6th Annual JT Walk

Oct 3 – Virginian-Pilot: JT Walk in VA Beach to raise funds for ALS

Sept 27 – WAVY TV Hampton Roads Show

May 30 – Virginian-Pilot: JT’s Camp Grom finds a home in Virginia Beach

May 29 – Virginian-Pilot: Virginia Beach City Council approves land lease for JT’s Camp Grom

May 28 – Virginian-Pilot: Virginia Beach City Council to vote on lease for park

March 6 – Virginian-Pilot: Virginia Beach gives nod to camp for kids with disabilities


Oct 17 – Family airs gratitude and hope as $1.5 million is raised