Area Foundations Present $15,000 to Red, White and Boom


The Richard A. Henson Foundation, Arthur W. Perdue Foundation, and Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore have committed $15,000 toward the Red White & Boom Funds held at the Community Foundation. This $15,000 check represents two years of assistance from each of the three foundations to support this Fourth of July celebration, Red White & Boom. Also, the Arthur W. Perdue Foundation has committed to an additional three years of support for an additional $12,500 for the Red, White, and Boom Endowment.


From (l to r) are: Doug Wilson, President & CEO, Community Foundation; Donna Altvater, Executive Director, Richard A. Henson Foundation; Kim Nechay, Executive Director, Arthur W. Perdue Foundation and Mike Dunn, Chair, Red White & Boom Committee.

According to Donna Altvater, Executive Director, Richard A. Henson Foundation, “What is more exciting or patriotic than a fireworks display on th