The Village at Orchard Ridge Welcomes Belinda “Dee Dee” Barbour as Director of Philanthropy

Belinda “Dee Dee” Barbour, Director of Philanthropy, The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community

I look forward to meeting the residents and serving their philanthropic goals and aspirations.

We are pleased to announce that Belinda “Dee Dee” Barbour was named the Director of Philanthropy for The Village at Orchard Ridge—A National Lutheran Community, effective May 1, 2017. A lifelong resident of Winchester, Dee Dee joins the organization from the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley. During her tenure, she helped shape the vision for the museum’s future growth; reorganized the development office, adding two new positions to increase community support; and successfully launched the Gaunt Collector’s Society and the Art of Business Corporate Partnership Program.

“I am very excited to join the team at The Village at Orchard Ridge. I look forward to meeting the residents and serving their philanthropic goals and aspirations,” said Barbour.

For the past 12 years of her career she has advanced the philanthropic mission of several local non-profit organizations including Free Medical Clinic of Northern Shenandoah Valley, Shenandoah University, and Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum. Dee Dee is an active member of, and serves on the board of, the Rotary Club of Winchester, and the Tri-State Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She is also a member of the National Capital Gift Planning Council, and the winner of the 2017 Planned Giving Days Tere Linehan Memorial Scholarship. She has a B.S. in Organizational Leadership from Mountain State University in Beckley, W.Va.

“We are absolutely delighted to have Dee Dee join us,” said Kathryn Baerwald, National Lutheran Communities &…

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