Tidewater Foundation awards $15,000 from the 2022 Holly Ball

KILMARNOCK—The Tidewater Foundation recently announced a variety of grant recipients including community organizations in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula.

The funds for these grants are made possible through the proceeds of The Holly Ball, reported Patricia Gallagher.

Contributions were made to Aylett Country Day School, Chesapeake Academy, Christchurch School, Jacob’s Ladder, Kilmarnock Museum, Lancaster Community Library, Lancaster High School Band, Lancaster Middle School Band, Lancaster Virginia Historical Society, Morattico Waterfront Museum, Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society, Northern Neck Orchestra, Northumberland County Historical Society, Rappahannock Community College, Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts, Reedville Fishermen’s Museum, Richmond County Museum, Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, St. Margaret’s School, Steamboat Era Museum and Upper Lancaster Rescue Squad.

The contributions totaled $15,000, said Gallagher.

Participating as a debutante in the time-honored tradition of the Holly Ball provides many long-lasting memories and imparts numerous lessons, one being the importance of philanthropic participation, she said.

The Tidewater Foundation is committed to the promotion of cultural enrichment opportunities and education throughout the Northern Neck and Tidewater area.